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SynTerra is an employee-owned company with offices in seven cities: Greenville, South Carolina; Birmingham, Alabama; Cary, North Carolina; Charlotte, North Carolina; Hendersonville, North Carolina; Lexington, Kentucky; Pikeville, Kentucky; Tampa, Florida and Tuscaloosa, Alabama.

We’re one of the fastest growing companies in South Carolina, and we’ve consistently been identified as one of the state’s best places to work. If you’d like to join a workplace with competitive benefits, great client relationships, and the best teammates around, apply for an Available Position using the link provided in the job description.

If you think SynTerra might be right for you, but you don’t see the right position, please fill out a SynTerra Employment Application anyway — we’re always looking for top talent.

SynTerra is an equal opportunity employer.
Hiring, promotion, transfer, compensation, benefits, discipline, termination and all other employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, creed, age, disability, national origin, genetic information, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, medical needs arising from pregnancy or childbirth, medical conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth, including, but not limited to, lactation, or any other characteristics protected by law, unless a bona fide occupational qualification applies.

Remediation Group Leader — Greenville, SC
 
Job description:

SynTerra is looking for a Professional Engineer to lead our Remediation team and help our clients succeed. You should have 10+ years of experience in environmental assessment and remediation, as well as your P.E. license in both North Carolina and South Carolina. This position requires the ability to manage deadlines and deliverables, while also delegating tasks to team members. This role requires  occasional travel to remote project sites.

Position snapshot:

The Remediation Group Leader will oversee remediation projects that address affected soil, sediment, and groundwater. You will prepare or direct the following:

  • Feasibility studies for remedial action alternatives
  • Conceptual remediation plans
  • Remedial action figures and drawings
  • Engineering design plans and drawings for remedial action systems as the engineer of record
  • Implementation of remedial systems
  • Operation and maintenance of remedial systems, particularly in identifying problems and assisting with correcting the identified problems
  • Mentor group members and other company professionals
Requirements:
  • A minimum of a Bachelor of Science degree in civil, environmental, or chemical engineering
  • Master’s degree in relevant field a plus
  • 10+ years of experience
  • Minimum 10 years’ experience in environmental remediation
  • Professional Engineer in North Carolina and South Carolina
  • Excellent project/task management skills
  • Proficient in written and oral skills
  • 40 hr. OSHA HAZWOPER-trained a plus
More than a job:

We are looking for intelligent, ambitious, and passionate candidates to continue helping our clients throughout the Southeast. When you join SynTerra, you do more than simply advance your career. You become part of the SynTerra family, a group of talented individuals who drive innovation and embrace change. Join a team you are going to love — SynTerra.

Perhaps you have a colleague who would be a perfect fit for this role. Be sure to forward this link.

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Surveying Manager — Lexington, KY
 
Job description:

SynTerra is looking for a qualified Surveying Manager who has the expertise to help our clients. You should have a minimum of 10 years of experience in survey field work and leadership. Experience operating UAS/drones is preferred. This position is based out of our Lexington, KY office and requires the ability to work independently on specific tasks and in collaboration with clients and other engineering/surveying/environmental professionals. The position requires the ability to work in an outdoor environment and to travel.

Position snapshot:

The Surveying Manager will be required to perform surveys, manage staff and coordinate with other survey crew(s) providing survey support for engineering and environmental projects. The Surveying Manager will interact with clients and be responsible for managing deliverables from the survey crew(s). The Surveying Manager will occasionally be required to contribute to CAD work in the office and should be an experienced licensed drone pilot.

Requirements:
  • Undergraduate in engineering or surveying-related field
  • Minimum 10 years of experience
  • Drone pilot license or ability to obtain
  • NCEES record
  • Licensed Professional Surveyor in Kentucky required, additional states preferred
  • AutoCAD proficiency
  • 40 hr. OSHA HAZWOPER trained a plus
More than a job:

We are looking for intelligent, ambitious, and passionate candidates to continue helping our clients throughout the Southeast. When you join SynTerra, you do more than simply advance your career. You become part of the SynTerra family, a group of talented individuals who drive innovation and embrace change. Join a team you are going to love — SynTerra.

Perhaps you have a colleague who would be a perfect fit for this role. Be sure to forward this link.

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Experienced Hydrogeologist — Tampa, FL
 
Job description:

SynTerra is looking for a licensed hydrogeologist with the expertise to help our clients succeed. The position requires competency in hydrogeologic, hydrologic, and engineering principles related to surface and groundwater systems, groundwater modeling (analytic/numeric), irrigation technology, potable water systems, well construction, pumped system hydraulics, and open channel flow hydraulics, environmental systems, and compliance-related issues, natural system(s) assessment and restoration, environmental sampling, wetland system assessment, solid waste system environmental compliance (multiple media to include surface/groundwater/leachate/LFG).  The position primarily uses this information to assist in facility operations for solid waste and/or water resource-related projects.  The position requires routine travel from the employee’s assigned station to various locations throughout southwest, south, and west-central Florida.

Position snapshot:

The following is a summary of what you’ll accomplish in this position:

  • Development/completion of permit applications (Water Use/Consumptive Use Permits, Environmental Resource Permits, Solid Waste Permits).
  • Design and implement field programs to support environmental assessments, geotechnical evaluations both surface and sub-surface, exploratory drilling programs to identify and evaluate hydrogeologic properties of soil materials encountered during drilling operations.
  • Coordinate and execute pre-application meetings with regulatory agencies.
  • Assess ‘impact’ based on surface and groundwater pumping using analytic and numeric models.
  • Coordinate routine compliance inspections with local regulatory agencies within west-central Florida.
  • Responsible for the completion of requisite compliance reports (e.g. SWFWMD, FDEP).
  • Responsible for data analyses to include the production of maps and various mapping products which assist in the environmental reporting and management of various facilities and projects. An understanding of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and the willingness to learn new applications is required.
  • Provide support to other company programs and market sectors to build a successful regional office.
Requirements:
  • Undergraduate degree in geology, hydrogeology, hydrology, environmental science, engineering (environmental, civil, hydraulic, agricultural or water resource engineering), or related field. Master’s degree in groundwater sciences, engineering, or related fields is a plus.
  • Possession of or ability to obtain a State of Florida Professional Geologist/Engineer License or alternative professional certifications and or licenses is preferable.
  • Minimum 8-12 years of experience
  • Strong background in the principles and practices of geology and groundwater movement/hydrogeology, water resource development, regulation and management.
  • Experience with groundwater flow model(s) including the Southwest Florida Water Management District – Districtwide Regulation Model (DWRM), agricultural water use demand model(s).
  • Experience with report preparation for submittal to the client and state agencies; soil, groundwater, and vapor intrusion investigations; and interactions with subcontractors.
  • GIS experience preferable.
  • Ability to review and evaluate aquifer performance test designs as well as groundwater and surface water monitoring plans.
  • 40 hr. OSHA HAZWOPER trained
  • Registered professional geologist
  • Experience with or willingness to learn client relations preferred
More than a job:

We are looking for intelligent, ambitious, and passionate candidates to continue helping our clients throughout the Southeast. When you join SynTerra, you do more than simply advance your career. You become part of the SynTerra family, a group of talented individuals who drive innovation and embrace change. Join a team you are going to love — SynTerra.

Perhaps you have a colleague who would be a perfect fit for this role. Be sure to forward this link.

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Industrial Hygiene Environmental Technician — Wilmington, NC
 
Job description:

SynTerra is looking for an Industrial Hygiene Environmental Technician that can offer our clients their expertise. You should have 0-3 years’ experience with projects related to asbestos, lead-based paint, microbial assessments, indoor air quality, and other industrial hygiene projects. This position requires the ability to work independently on specific tasks and in collaboration with clients and other environmental professionals and requires the ability to travel to remote project sites.

Position snapshot:

Duties will include:

  • Assisting staff with identification and collection of building materials
  • Air monitoring
  • Project estimating and report preparation
  • Coordinate and work on specialized environmental projects and environmental site assessments (Phase I and II ESAs), environmental compliance and monitoring programs, and regulatory approval compliance for industrial facilities
  • Required to pass medical exam and wear a negative pressure respirator
  • Required to work outdoors in varying weather conditions and at heights

Opportunities will also be available to cross-train with our compliance engineering and assessment and remediation groups. Opportunities may include: storm water compliance, soil and groundwater sampling, and drilling and monitoring well construction oversight.

Requirements:
  • Undergraduate degree in industrial hygiene, environmental science or related studies preferred
  • 0-3 years of experience
  • 40 hr. OSHA HAZWOPER trained preferred but not required
  • Basic understanding of building construction/mechanical systems
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Spanish speaking skills are a plus
  • Computer skills including Microsoft Office suite applications
  • Commitment to details, deadlines, and budgets with a positive attitude and excellent work ethic
  • Willingness to travel locally, regionally and overnight as needed
  • Occasional night, weekend, holiday, and extended shifts beyond 8 hours
More than a job:

We are looking for intelligent, ambitious, and passionate candidates to continue helping our clients throughout the Southeast. When you join SynTerra, you do more than simply advance your career. You become part of the SynTerra family, a group of talented individuals who drive innovation and embrace change. Join a team you are going to love — SynTerra.

Perhaps you have a colleague who would be a perfect fit for this role. Be sure to forward this link.

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Industrial Hygienist / NC Accredited Air Monitor — Wilmington, NC
 
Job description:

SynTerra is looking for a qualified Industrial Hygienist / NC Accredited Air Monitor that can offer our clients their expertise. You should have 2-4 years’ experience with projects related to asbestos, lead-based paint, microbial assessments, indoor air quality, and other industrial hygiene projects. This position requires the ability to work independently on specific tasks and in collaboration with clients and other environmental professionals. The position requires the ability to work in an outdoor environment and to travel.

Position snapshot:

Duties will include:

  • Assisting staff with identification and collection of building materials
  • Air monitoring
  • Project estimating and report preparation
  • Willingness to travel locally, regionally and overnight as needed
  • Required to pass medical exam and wear a negative pressure respirator

Opportunities will also be available to cross-train with our compliance engineering and assessment and remediation groups. Opportunities may include: storm water compliance, soil and groundwater sampling, and drilling and monitoring well construction oversight.

Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree in industrial hygiene, environmental science, or related studies
  • NC asbestos accreditation for air monitoring. Asbestos inspector accreditation a plus
  • 2-4 years of relevant experience
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • 40 hr. OSHA HAZWOPER trained preferred but not required
  • Basic understanding of building construction, mechanical and HVAC systems, demolition and renovation
  • Spanish speaking skills are a plus
  • Commitment to details, deadlines, and budgets with a positive attitude and excellent work ethic
  • Required to work outdoors in varying weather conditions and at heights
  • Willingness to work occasional nights, weekends, and extended shifts beyond 8 hours.
More than a job:

We are looking for intelligent, ambitious, and passionate candidates to continue helping our clients throughout the Southeast. When you join SynTerra, you do more than simply advance your career. You become part of the SynTerra family, a group of talented individuals who drive innovation and embrace change. Join a team you are going to love — SynTerra.

Perhaps you have a colleague who would be a perfect fit for this role. Be sure to forward this link.

SynTerra Employment Application

Project Manager — Tuscaloosa, AL
 
Job description:

A Project Manager’s main role is to oversee high-priority projects in collaboration with a Market Leader or, as needed, under the Director of Client Relations. The responsibility of this role is to take projects from original concept/proposal phase through final implementation and closure. This position interfaces with all areas involved in the project, including clients, other stakeholders, and vendors. 

Position snapshot:

Duties will include:

  • Responsible for assembling the project team, assigning individual responsibilities of the team members, and identifying appropriate resources needed.
  • Responsible for developing the project schedule to ensure timely completion of the project.
  • Responsible for reviewing project deliverables to ensure adherence to quality standards.
  • Effectively communicate with the client’s primary contact (Market Leader or other as designated).
  • Prepare proposal and project change requests (PCRs) with assistance from other team members as needed.
  • Review proposals and PCRs prior to submittal to clients.
  • Review and approve monthly invoicing with appropriate support as needed.
  • Responsible for profitability of project/phase(s), adherence to project schedule, and quality of work product.
  • Effectively communicate with internal and external clients.
  • Provide accurate, detailed, and high-quality work products.
  • Comply with all current policies and procedures of SynTerra.
  • Comply with all Health and Safety training in order to maintain a safe working environment.
  • Full-Time employees: Available to work 40 hours per week, plus additional hours as needed to meet project deadlines.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Director of Client Relations or his/her designee.
Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or relevant science related field.
  • Professional license designation as appropriate for field is required.
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) designation preferred.
  • Minimum of ten (10) years of relevant industry experience is required. Six (6) years of previous experience with project management is required.
  • Pulp & Paper experience a plus
  • Software proficiency (including but not limited to): ERP systems, CRM systems, and Microsoft Office Suite.
  • 40 hr. OSHA HAZWOPER trained preferred.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills for all levels of technical understanding.
  • Excellent math skills required.
  • Must maintain valid driver’s license and auto insurance.
Physical Demands/Working Environment:
  • The Project Manager must be able to concentrate for extended periods of time paying close attention to detail.
  • The Project Manager’s work environment involves work both indoors and in outdoor settings. Work environments range from climate controlled office space to areas where dust, noise, and outdoor weather conditions may be present.
  • May sit or stand for several hours at a time and climb inclines (terrains, ladders, etc.).
  • The Project Manager must be able to lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and ability to adjust focus.
  • Travel throughout client service area is required as needed.
More than a job:

We are looking for intelligent, ambitious, and passionate candidates to continue helping our clients throughout the Southeast. When you join SynTerra, you do more than simply advance your career. You become part of the SynTerra family, a group of talented individuals who drive innovation and embrace change. Join a team you are going to love — SynTerra.

Perhaps you have a colleague who would be a perfect fit for this role. Be sure to forward this link.

SynTerra Employment Application

Project Manager — Charlotte, NC
 
Job description:

A Project Manager’s main role is to oversee high-priority projects in collaboration with a Market Leader or, as needed, under the Director of Client Relations. The responsibility of this role is to take projects from original concept/proposal phase through final implementation and closure. This position interfaces with all areas involved in the project, including clients, other stakeholders, and vendors.

Position snapshot:

Duties will include:

  • Responsible for assembling the project team, assigning individual responsibilities of the team members, and identifying appropriate resources needed.
  • Responsible for developing the project schedule to ensure timely completion of the project.
  • Responsible for reviewing project deliverables to ensure adherence to quality standards.
  • Effectively communicate with the client’s primary contact (Market Leader or other as designated).
  • Prepare proposal and project change requests (PCRs) with assistance from other team members as needed.
  • Review proposals and PCRs prior to submittal to clients.
  • Review and approve monthly invoicing with appropriate support as needed.
  • Responsible for profitability of project/phase(s), adherence to project schedule, and quality of work product.
  • Effectively communicate with internal and external clients.
  • Provide accurate, detailed, and high-quality work products.
  • Comply with all current policies and procedures of SynTerra.
  • Comply with all Health and Safety training in order to maintain a safe working environment.
  • Full-Time employees: Available to work 40 hours per week, plus additional hours as needed to meet project deadlines.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Director of Client Relations or his/her designee.
Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or relevant science related field.
  • Professional license designation as appropriate for field is required.
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) designation preferred.
  • Minimum of ten (10) years of relevant industry experience is required. Six (6) years of previous experience with project management is required.
  • Pulp & Paper experience a plus
  • Software proficiency (including but not limited to): ERP systems, CRM systems, and Microsoft Office Suite.
  • 40 hr. OSHA HAZWOPER trained preferred.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills for all levels of technical understanding.
  • Excellent math skills required.
  • Must maintain valid driver’s license and auto insurance.
Physical Demands/Working Environment:
  • The Project Manager must be able to concentrate for extended periods of time paying close attention to detail.
  • The Project Manager’s work environment involves work both indoors and in outdoor settings. Work environments range from climate controlled office space to areas where dust, noise, and outdoor weather conditions may be present.
  • May sit or stand for several hours at a time and climb inclines (terrains, ladders, etc.).
  • The Project Manager must be able to lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and ability to adjust focus.
  • Travel throughout client service area is required as needed.
More than a job:

We are looking for intelligent, ambitious, and passionate candidates to continue helping our clients throughout the Southeast. When you join SynTerra, you do more than simply advance your career. You become part of the SynTerra family, a group of talented individuals who drive innovation and embrace change. Join a team you are going to love — SynTerra.

Perhaps you have a colleague who would be a perfect fit for this role. Be sure to forward this link.

SynTerra Employment Application